Common Water Heater Problems
If you discover your water heater is leaking, shut off your home’s water valve. It’s typically situated in your basement, near furnace or water heater, or under your kitchen sink.
Then call Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning at 919-578-4329 right away. Even a minor leak can cause major damage to your home.
A leaky tank may be indicating you need to replace your water heater.
Not Enough Hot Water
Not getting anyor not enough hot water out of your tap? If you use a gas water heater, the pilot light could be malfunctioning.
If you don’t know how to figure this out, call us. We’ll take care of the problem.
A lack of hot water may also be a sign that your water heater is on its last leg and needs to be replaced.
Water is Too Hot or Too Cold
Your water heater may be too small. We can help you calculate how much you need and solve the issue.
Other Water Heater Problems
These signals can be an indication that your water heater is about to break:
- Booming noises coming from the tank
- Discolored, cloudy or rusty water
- Foul-smelling water
- Leaking pressure relief valve
Because water heaters usually hold 50 gallons of water, failure can result in a damaging flood.
Like with any other appliance, standard maintenance is critical. We advise reading up on our routine maintenance agreement to potentially avoid problems with your water heater.